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After a hamstring strain sent him to the disabled list over a month ago, Marco Estrada is slowly making his way back to the majors. According to Adam McCalvy of MLB.com, the right-hander could pitch in a batting practice session at Chase Field on Saturday, with rookie league players doing the hitting.
Manager Ron Roenicke said that plan was still tentative but if Estrada makes it through the session without any trouble, he could go out on a minor league rehab assignment afterwards. That could mean that Estrada will be able to get back in the rotation the week after the All-Star break.
The Brewers are taking it slow with Estrada after he experienced a setback when on his previous rehab assignment. That was over two weeks ago, so it's obviously taking longer than expected for Estrada to get back to the point where he is no longer concerned about the hamstring.
Milwaukee sent rookie Johnny Hellweg back to the minors after his start this week so there is a spot in the rotation available if Estrada can get back to fitness in time. Yovani Gallardo has also been touted as a potential trade target for a number of teams, including the Rangers and the Diamondbacks, so the Brewers might need Estrada to come back sooner rather than later.
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The Milwaukee Brewers have placed left fielder Ryan Braun on the bereavement list effective Thursday due to a family medical issue.
Braun left the Brewers on Thursday, and the club will announce a corresponding roster move following Thursday night's game in Arizona.
After missing a month with an inflamed nerve in his right hand, Braun was activated from the disabled list Tuesday...
MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee Brewers right fielder Norichika Aoki is out of the lineup for the second straight day with left elbow tightness.
Scratched from the lineup just before Tuesday's game against Cincinnati, Aoki is expected to return for Thursday's series opener in Arizona.
Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said Aoki had made progress since Tuesday, but not enough where playing...
Any kind of loss carries a certain level of frustration, but losses like the one the Milwaukee Brewers suffered Friday night in Phoenix are the toughest to swallow.
The Brewers left 11 runners on base, went 1-for-12 with runners in scoring position and gave up two unearned runs in a 2-1 loss to Arizona.
"We certainly had opportunities," Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said...
MILWAUKEE -- Not much went right in Johnny Hellweg's first experience of the major leagues, but both the young right-hander and the Milwaukee Brewers are confident this is not the pitcher they'll see in the future.
After taking the loss in Wednesday afternoon's 6-2 defeat, Hellweg was optioned to Single-A Wisconsin in order to keep pitching while the Brewers are on the...
The Milwaukee Brewers recalled outfielder Khris Davis from Triple-A Nashville following Thursdays 5-3 loss to Arizona, filling the void on the roster created by Ryan Brauns placement on the bereavement list.
Davis, 25, rejoins the Brewers for his second stint with the big league team. After making the club out of spring training, Davis was sent to Nashville on May 2.
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The Milwaukee Brewers have optioned right-handed starter Johnny Hellweg to Triple-A Nashville after falling to 0-3 on the season with a ridiculous 10.97 earned run average and 3.00 WHIP (walks+hits/innings pitched).
This most likely isn’t a permanent move, but will have to prove himself to earn a permanent spot in the rotation.
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Despite being suspected of using performance-enhancing drugs, Ryan Braun has successfully avoided suspension from MLB. That fact has apparently struck a nerve with several of his peers.
Braun, along with other players, is now facing the possibility of a 100-game suspension for his link to the Biogenesis clinic and, according to ESPN’s Buster Olney, there are players around the...
Perhaps it’s just due diligence. Perhaps it’s more. It’s that time of the year, folks.
The Red Sox could use help in their bullpen, and The Boston Globe’s Nick Cafardo reports that Boston is “looking everywhere for relief.” It appears that “everywhere” includes Milwaukee, where a few relievers might be available.
According to CBSSports.com’s Danny Knobler, the Red...
The Diamondbacks are reeling after seeing their comfortable 4.5-game NL West lead shrink to 1.5 games after the Dodgers swept them in three games, including a 14-inning heart breaker Wednesday.
L.A., with rookie phenom Yasiel Puig and a resurgentg starting rotation, has been suggested as the new NL West favorite, so it's up to the D-backs to bounce back and protect their ground...
While star Ryan Braun remains mired in controversy, the Milwaukee Brewers are in position to sweep their first series in almost three months.They'll look to keep their collective focus and accomplish that feat by handing the Reds a sixth consecutive loss at Miller Park on Wednesday.Wily Peralta tossed a three-hitter and Logan Schafer hit his first career homer - a two-run shot...
With the Brewers struggling, teams are looking at them as potential sellers. Teams are eyeing their starting pitchers, relief pitchers and now one of their key signings a couple of years ago.
The Texas Rangers, according to Jon Morosi of Fox Sports, are in talks with the Brewers involving Yovani Gallardo, but have expressed interest in outfielder Norichika Aoki in those talks...
With his effort on Friday night, Patrick Corbin made his case to Bruce Bochy for him to start for the National League in the All-Star Game on Tuesday night.
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The reported suspensions will come as a result of the ongoing investigation into...
PHOENIX (AP) -- Martin Prado lined a two-run single in the eighth inning, Wade Miley pitched eight effective innings and the Diamondbacks ended a three-game losing streak with a 5-3 win over the Brewers on Thursday night.
Miley (6-7) gave up a pair of homers in the first three innings before settling down.
Adam Eaton helped Arizona close to 3-2 with a two-run triple in the fifth...